After I was quite far into this, I realized I needed a way to keep track of over 1,000 DNA matches. I have matches at FTDNA and at GEDmatch. Some of these are the same people. Some people answer. Some people don’t. Some people give me something useful. Some people don’t. Continue reading
What would you choose if you weren’t already so busy? Do you have a list of goals or is life just happening to you? Continue reading
Growing up I learned absolutely nothing about setting goals. Life was an endless repetitive cycle of things to do. And why? Because someone else said so.
I’ve spent a lot of time writing about computer organization. Starting about mid-May I expanded into home organization.
Computers lend themselves pretty well to folder organization. Houses, not so much. Something within a box within another box underneath and on top of two other boxes behind some other boxes in a room I hardly ever enter. Continue reading
After much back and forth on organization of my to-do list and how to convince myself to keep on top of email, I’ve come to color-coding. I have about two months of success with it behind me so it looks like it’s here to stay. Continue reading
I can’t tell you what naming conventions to use for your files. That’s up to you. But these are some free software choices for batch file renaming and they may give you some ideas for your file names. Continue reading
I’ve been going through my lists and updating and moving things around.
I’ve noticed a rash of posts again about organizing and prioritizing. Overwhelmed seems to be a popular state of mind. Continue reading
The paper-based MRIN filing system was developed by Karen Clifford about 35 years ago. My contribution to it is a digital filing system also using MRINs.
It was quite laborious (in retrospect) and I have since greatly streamlined this process. Watch the FREE PowerPoint presentation (updated 2014) that goes through the whole thing from A to Z.
Last in this to-do list series because I think I’ve nailed it so I’m out of things to say. Continue reading